d'Avenes, Counts of Holland
Nicholas of Avenes b abt 1130, d abt 1170. He md Mahaut de la Roche abt 1152. She was b abt 1136.
Child of Nicholas of Avenes and Mahaut de la Roche was:

Jacques of Avenes b abt 1160, d 6 Sep 1191, Battle of Arsuf, Palestine. He md Adela of Guise abt 1176, daughter of Bouchard de Guise and Alix.
Children of Jacques of Avenes and Adela de Guise were:

  • Wautier II of Avenes b abt 1182, d abt 1243.
  • Jacques of Avenes b abt 1184.
  • Guillaume (William) of Avenes b abt 1186, d 1219.
  • Bouchard of Avenes b abt 1189.
Bouchard of Avenes, Archdeacon of Laon, b abt 1189, d abt 1243/44. He md Margaret of Hainault, Countess of Hainault, bef 23 Jul 1212, daughter of Baldwin VI of Hainault, Emperor of Constantinople, Count of Hainault and Flanders, and Marie of Champagne.
Child of Bouchard of Avenes and Margaret of Hainault was:

John I of Avenes, Count of Hainault, b abt 1215, d 1256. He md Adelaide of Holland Sep 1246, daughter of Florent IV of Holland, Count of Holland, and Mechtild of Brabant.
Child of John I of Avenes and Adelaide of Holland was:

John II of Hainault, Count of Hainault, b abt 1247, d 1304. He md Philippa of Luxembourg abt 1270, daughter of Henry V of Luxembourg, Count of Luxembourg, and Margaret of Bar.
Child of John II of Hainault and Phliippa of Luxembourg was:

William III of Hainault, Count of Hainault and Holland, b abt 1286, d 7 Jun 1337, France. He md Jeanne of Valois abt 1305, daughter of Charles of Valois, Count of Valois, and Margaret of Naples.
Child of William III of Hainault and Jeanne of Valois was:

Philippa of Hainault b abt 1315, d abt 15 Aug 1369. She md Edward III, King of England, 24 Jan 1327/28, Yorkshire, England, son of Edward II, King of England, and Isabella of France.

AR: Line 168[28-32]; SGM: John Ravilious, Douglas Richardson.
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